Optical probing of pulsed, focused ultrasonic fields using a heterodyne interferometer

Royer, D.; Dubois, N.
July 1992
Applied Physics Letters;7/13/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p153
Academic Journal
Investigates the pulsed acoustic field of a piezoelectric focused transducer transmitted in water. Utilization of optical heterodyne interferometer in the study; Measurement of mechanical displacement; Agreement of the experimental results with diffraction theory prediction of impulse response at the transducer focus.


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